David M. Hassid, DMD
Dr. Hassid was born in Houston but his stay was short. While growing up, he lived with his family in the Northeastern United States, Australia and Belgium. Dr. Hassid returned to Houston in 2010.
Prior to becoming a dentist he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with Cum Laude Honors from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. He then attended Case Western School of Dental Medicine, in Cleveland, OH where he earned his Doctorate in Medical Dentistry (DMD) degree.
During school, Dr. Hassid gained valuable experience working as a Teacher's Assistant, as well as a Technician in a Dental Laboratory, where he learned to appreciate high quality dental lab work. In addition, he spent numerous hours performing pro-bono dentistry at The Cleveland Free Clinic. He then completed his residency at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein Hospital, in the Bronx, NY where he earned his General Practice Residency Certificate and received extensive training in all aspects of dentistry.
Upon completion of his residency, he held various positions as an Associate Dentist in practices in and around New York City and as a dentist in Houston. Dr. Hassid has a sister who practices General Dentistry in New York City, as well as an uncle practicing Endodontics in Houston. Dr. Hassid is committed to continuing education as a means to stay current with the latest developments in dentistry and provide the most up-to-date treatment to his patients.
Nikita E. Thomas, DMD
Dr. Nikita Thomas grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah where she graduated with honors in Biology and Chemistry. She then received her DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts before moving to New York in order to complete a rigorous General Practice Residency at New York Presbyterian-Brooklyn Methodist Hospital. Dr. Thomas was selected to serve as chief resident for an additional year to further her skills in surgery, aesthetics, and complex prosthodontics. Following residency, she launched her career at a top-rated cosmetic private practice in New York City that also served as the team dentists for the Brooklyn Nets. Passionate about continuing education, Dr. Thomas has additional training in Digital Smile Design, Sleep Medicine, and Full Mouth Rehabilitation from the Dawson Academy.
Patients appreciate Dr. Thomas not only for her technical skill but also her personable and gentle bedside manner, which manages to put even the most dental phobic patients at ease. She has a discerning eye for detail and an ambition to deliver personalized and conservative care. An artist at heart, Dr. Thomas is here to create confident and beautiful smiles.
After practicing for years, Dr. Thomas relocated to Houston, TX with her husband who is pursuing his medical training at the Texas Heart Institute. When Dr. Thomas is out of the office she enjoys walking her dog, skiing, or in search of Houston's next best meal.